. they received offensive players honors. travis johnson was named defensive player of the year. johnson said he is happy for his teammates and not just himself. tons of our starters on the first team all wac and so it just kind of put everything together in the end."" ♪ [ inaudible ] ♪ ♪ >> johnson has been nursing a knee injury but should be ready to play in his first-ever bowl game. several of the 16 outstanding spartans will return for next season. i'm really excited for this military bowl. do you plan on going? >> hopefully. at least now students have time to save up. but the players we just talked about, how exciting it is to go back to dc for a longer period of time, right? >> they're so excited about actually being able to bring the entire team instead of just the few players they brought last time. >> who have been the most exciting players to watch? ast twelve weeks we've had the opportunity to bring you the ne >>> over the past 12 weeks, we have had the opportunity to bring you the news. during that time we have had moments that we're proud of, and moments we're not so proud of.